President Rodrigo Duterte conducted surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport-Terminal 2 Monday morning after learning about flight delays and cancellations.
During the inspection, Duterte met with airline and NAIA officials to know whether there are flight diversions and if affected passengers are given assistance to ease their inconvenience.
Duterte was briefed by Philippine Airlines manager and a NAIA-Terminal 2 airport duty manager on the flight woes and discussed actions being implemented to normalize the situation.
The president then talked to the passengers and apologized on the inconvenience caused by the disruptions as he vowed to come up with a remedy within a month.
Also present during the inspection were Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Director General Capt. Jim Sydiongco, Rep. Martin Romualdez and Davao businessman Sammy Uy.